Keystone XL Pipeline Project [electronic resource] : Key Issues
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2011.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (29 pages), digital, PDF file
- Additional Creators:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division
- Describes proposed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline project, which would transport crude oil from Alberta, Canada to refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest region. Describes Keystone XL pipeline proposal and process required for Federal approval. Summarizes key pro/con arguments for pipeline put forth by pipeline developers, Federal agencies, environmental groups, and other stakeholders. Reviews constitutional basis for Department of State authority to issue a Presidential permit to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline project, and considers possible challenges to this authority.
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 11-R4-1668a in the 2011 issue.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Apr. 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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